European Renaissance And Reformation

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European Renaissance And Reformation

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  • 1. 
    The term renaissance means
    • A. 

      Rebirth

    • B. 

      Rebuilding

    • C. 

      Awakening

    • D. 

      Later period

  • 2. 
    The artist who painted the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel was
    • A. 

      Raphael

    • B. 

      Donatello

    • C. 

      Michelangelo

    • D. 

      Leonardo da Vinci

  • 3. 
    Which of the following was written as a guide for how to gain power and keep it?
    • A. 

      The Prince

    • B. 

      Decameron

    • C. 

      The Courtier

    • D. 

      The Praise of Folly

  • 4. 
    Which of the following was made up of large city-states?
    • A. 

      Spain

    • B. 

      France

    • C. 

      England

    • D. 

      Northern Italy

  • 5. 
    According to Castiglione and others, the ideal "Renaissance man" was
    • A. 

      Politically effective

    • B. 

      Shrewd to the point of slyness

    • C. 

      Skilled in a wide variety of areas

    • D. 

      Willing to sacrifice for the good of others

  • 6. 
    During the 1400s and 1500s, all of the following contributed to weakening the Church EXCEPT
    • A. 

      New translations of the Bible

    • B. 

      The formation of the Jesuit order

    • C. 

      European rulers' attitudes toward the pope

    • D. 

      Northern European merchants reactions to Church taxes

  • 7. 
    The doctrine of predestination was central to the religious teaching of
    • A. 

      John Calvin

    • B. 

      Pope Paul III

    • C. 

      Martin Luther

    • D. 

      Ignatius of Loyola

  • 8. 
    Martin Luther's 95 theses were an attack on the Church's
    • A. 

      Attitudes toward the poor

    • B. 

      Methods of raising money

    • C. 

      Reluctance to conduct services in local languages

    • D. 

      Insistance that good works help to secure salvation

  • 9. 
    The main reason begind the split between the English church and the Roman Catholic Church was Henry VIII's
    • A. 

      Religious beliefs

    • B. 

      Desire for a male heir

    • C. 

      Treatment of Catherine of Aragon

    • D. 

      Unwillingness to pay Church taxes

  • 10. 
    Which of the following reformers was excommunicated by Pope Leo X?
    • A. 

      John Calvin

    • B. 

      John Wycliffe

    • C. 

      Martin Luther

    • D. 

      Ignatius of Loyola

  • 11. 
    The "Dark Ages" is another term for the ______________
  • 12. 
    The Spanish Armada was defeated by England's navy during the reign of _____________
  • 13. 
    Besides being skilled painters, Donatello and Michelangelo were also talented ________________
  • 14. 
    The Reformation is the name given to the religious movement begun by _______________
  • 15. 
    To set aside a marriage as having not been legal is to ___________ the marriage.
  • 16. 
    The Mona Lisa, one of the world's most famous works of art, was painted by __________________
  • 17. 
    The Huguenots were French _______________
  • 18. 
    The head of the Anglican Church was declared to be the ________________
  • 19. 
    The name Anabaptist is from Greek, meaning ______________
  • 20. 
    England's Renaissance is referred to as the _________________
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